Law School Technology and User Accounts

Law Library Computer Labs

Brandeis School of Law maintains two computer labs for the exclusive use of its students, faculty and staff. The labs are located on the first floor and in the basement of the Law Library. Each lab features eleven computer workstations, one Lexis-Nexis printer and one network printer. There are also dedicated laptop printers located outside the first floor lab and in the classroom wing outside room LL75.

Lab computers and printers are maintained by the law school IT Department. Computer lab users may not modify, or attempt to modify, any hardware or software, including installing applications. Computer lab users should not attempt to remedy or repair computer problems, clear printer jams, etc., themselves; and instead should report problems as soon as possible to the IT Help Desk:

Computer lab users are expected be considerate of other lab users by keeping conversation and noise to a minimum and not viewing Web pages, images, videos, or audio recordings that may be offensive to others.

Violation of this policy may result in loss of the use of computer lab resources, including printing.

Classroom and Instructional Technology

The law school IT Ddepartment maintains classroom computers and presentation technologies for use by law school faculty, staff and students, University of Louisville users, and guest speakers and lecturers, to enable and enhance the school’s teaching mission. Classroom technology users may not modify, or attempt to modify, any hardware, software, or other technologies. Nor should classroom users attempt to remedy or repair problems with those technologies; and instead should report problems as soon as possible to the IT Help Desk:

Violation of this policy by students may result in loss of the use of UofL Lawlaw school technology resources, including printing.

Student Organization Office Computers and Printers

The law school IT department maintains desktop computers and printers in certain student organization offices for the exclusive use of those organizations’ officers or editors and members. Student organization users may not modify, or attempt to modify, any hardware or software, including installing applications. Student organization users should not attempt to remedy or repair computer problems, clear printer jams, etc., themselves; and instead should report problems as soon as possible to the IT Help Desk:

Student organizations are allocated and encouraged to use space on the law school’s file server for storage of organization documents, spreadsheets, etc. It is the responsibility of each organization’s leadership to notify the IT Department of the personal names and UofL user names of all officers or editors and members to whom access to the organization’s electronic files should be given.

Violation of this policy by students may result in loss of the use of law school technology resources, including printing.

User Accounts

All students’ computer accounts, including, but not limited to ULink, CardMail, Active Directory, and ulsecure, are created, maintained and, if appropriate, deleted, by the University of Louisville’s Information Technology Security & Account Management unit. Students are hereby given notice that use of their computer accounts is governed by the University of Louisville Information Security Office’s policies respecting User Accounts and Acceptable Use and Passwords.